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New York, New York

Fearless Girl Statue

Wall Street has a new heroine, a bronze statue of a small but fierce girl.
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical group of statues is a favorite of children who love to climb all over Lewis Carroll's beloved characters.
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange (and purposeful) humming noise.
New York, New York

Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
New York, New York

The 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse

Try not to get slimed in Tribeca.
New York, New York

The SeaGlass Carousel

Manhattan’s Battery Park has a whimsical carousel full of spinning, glowing fish.
New York, New York

Obscura Antiques and Oddities

Tucked in the back of this amazing antique store is an important piece of medical history.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Smallpox Hospital Ruins

A crumbling hospital from the 1850s on Roosevelt Island.
New York, New York

The Evolution Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios.
Fort Kent, Maine

America's First Mile

A monument marks the beginning of the longest north-south road in the United States.
Houlton, Maine

Maine Solar System Model

This massive solar system model is sprawled out across Maine's suburban wilderness.
Bangor, Maine

Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor

This handsome giant is said to mark the birthplace of the mythical woodsman and even had a cameo in a Stephen King novel.
Baltimore, Maryland

Fell's Point Maritime Museum

A collection of artifacts from Maryland's maritime past.
Tagish, Yukon

Venus Silver Mine

The picturesque remains of an abandoned silver mine slope down to Tagish Lake in the Yukon.
Dawson City, Yukon

Paddlewheel Graveyard

A skeletal collection of former nautical mainstays.
Carcross, Yukon

Carcross Desert

This tiny square mile of Canadian sand was once considered the world's smallest desert.
Dawson City, Yukon

The Sourtoe Cocktail

A famed drink seasoned with an amputated toe, now on its tenth digit.
Watson Lake, Yukon

Watson Lake Sign Post Forest

Roadside collection of 65,000 signs.
Tarpon Springs, Florida

The Hempcrete House

Florida’s first home built with eco-friendly hempcrete.
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Keahole Point Blowhole

This unusual lava tube spouts seawater during high surf.